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Aon news, related to the insurance and reinsurance broking operations of the global consultancy and intermediary business.

Aon is one of the world’s largest brokers of both insurance and reinsurance business.

Aon launches data-driven insurer Pricing Platform

8th June 2023

Aon has announced the launch of its Pricing Platform, a software solution that aims to provide insurers with a competitive advantage through better risk selection and meaningful analytics to help drive company performance. The platform was launched by Aon’s Strategy and Technology Group. The Pricing Platform allows insurers’ in-house teams to rapidly ... Read the full article

Aon hires Marc Fakkel as Chief Technology Officer of its STG group

7th June 2023

Leading global professional services firm Aon plc has appointed Marc Fakkel as Chief Technology Officer of its Strategy and Technology Group (STG). In the role, Fakkel will report to Sherif Zakhary, Chief Executive Officer of STG. Moreover, the role will also see Fakkel play a significant role in helping to drive the ... Read the full article

Aon names Cole Mayer Head of Parametric

6th June 2023

Professional services firm Aon has announced the appointment of Cole Mayer as Head of Parametric to accelerate the adoption of index-based solutions. He joins Aon from Swiss Re, where he has held a number of senior underwriting roles throughout his time at the company. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President ... Read the full article

Aon expands collaboration with Praedicat for liability risks

5th June 2023

Aon has expanded its strategic collaboration with Praedicat to assist it in advising clients on the transfer and mitigation of complex and evolving liability risks, including those associated with climate, microplastics, and nanotechnology. Aon first formed a partnership with Praedicat, a liability emerging risk analytics and modelling company, in 2022, focused ... Read the full article

McGill and Partners hires former Aon GRS CEO Stubbings as Partner in Bermuda

31st May 2023

Specialist re/insurance broker McGill and Partners has appointed Peter Stubbings as Partner in Bermuda. Stubbings was most recently Aon Reinsurance Solutions’ Chief Executive Officer of Global ReSpecialty. Global ReSpecialty is the division of Aon that is focused on specialty property, other reinsurance and retrocession broking. Stubbings  previously worked at Guy Carpenter, where ... Read the full article

Reinsurer relationships gain heightened importance as June & July renewals approach: Aon’s Andy Marcell

30th May 2023

Professional services firm Aon's Andy Marcell emphasises that as the industry approaches the June and July renewals, the significance of reinsurer relationships are "more important than ever". Reinsurers have become increasingly discerning in their risk selection due to notable losses from catastrophes, modest investment returns, and the impact of inflationary pressures. This ... Read the full article

Drought in Spain spurs largest-ever claim for agricultural insurance: Aon

26th May 2023

The drought in Spain would be the largest claim ever paid by the Spanish agricultural insurance, according to professional services firm Aon. Agroseguro, the leading agricultural insurance provider in Spain, is bracing for an unprecedented payout of over €300 million ($325 million) in compensations due to the widespread damage inflicted by ... Read the full article

Global cyber and E&O insurance market shifts to buyer-friendly environment in 2023: Aon

24th May 2023

The global cyber and errors & omissions (E&O) insurance market has transitioned into a buyer-friendly environment in early 2023, following a period of substantial rate increases, suggests professional services firm Aon. This shift is attributed to several market factors that have contributed to a more favourable rate landscape for businesses worldwide. The ... Read the full article

Canadian market remarkably resilient despite economic & geopolitical woes: Aon

22nd May 2023

Despite economic volatility, catastrophic climate events, supply chain/labour challenges, and geopolitical uncertainty, the Canadian insurance market has displayed "remarkable resiliency", suggests professional services firm Aon. According to the firm, portfolio remediations made in recent years have resulted in a more stabilised market with increased competition and a more diversified appetite. However, economic ... Read the full article

Massive flooding in Italy to cost billions, highlighting large insurance protection gap: Aon

19th May 2023

Local authorities are foreseeing economic losses in the billions of Euros related to floods in Italy due to the massive disaster, while the insurance industry is expected to bear a smaller portion of the overall cost due to an existing protection gap for flood coverage, as stated by Aon. "Given the ... Read the full article

Aon to launch a climate innovation hub in Singapore supported by its EDB

16th May 2023

Aon plc, a global professional services firm, has announced the launch of a new climate innovation hub in Singapore. The hub is supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), to help Aon’s clients around the world navigate environmental risks and opportunities. Aon has a longstanding commitment to Singapore. The firm ... Read the full article

GIBA names Aon’s Paul Sykes as Chair

12th May 2023

The Guernsey International Business Association (GIBA) has appointed Paul Sykes, Managing Director at Aon, as its new Chair. Earlier in February, GIBA named Sykes as Deputy Chair. Sykes has worked with Aon for 30 years and is the former Chairman of the Insurance Industry Associations in both Gibraltar and Guernsey and ... Read the full article

Aon flags continued upward pricing pressure through Q1

11th May 2023

Analysts at global professional services firm Aon have noted continued upward pricing pressures through the first quarter of 2023, including ongoing inflation and rising loss costs, as well as surging reinsurance pricing and a contraction of reinsurance capacity. At the same time, however, a strengthening of insurer profitability and pressure to ... Read the full article

Aon goes live on PPL Next Gen platform

10th May 2023

Placing Platform Limited has announced that global re/insurance broker Aon has gone live on PPL Next Gen, the new version of the London insurance market’s electronic trading platform. The go-live has started with over 450 colleagues within Aon UK’s Commercial Risk teams covering all lines within its Marine, Financial and Professional ... Read the full article

Aon launches Climate Risk Advisory team

5th May 2023

Global professional services firm Aon has announced the launch of a dedicated unit to drive climate analytics and advisory into multiple sectors. As climate change drives new extreme weather records, Aon’s Climate Risk Advisory team - lead by Liz Henderson - has been created to help their clients better quantify the ... Read the full article